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New technology molds plastic with consumable liquid


July 31, 2014 9:40 am ET

A new blow molding and filling technology called LiquiForm has been announced that uses pressurized consumable liquid instead of compressed air to form plastic containers.

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Italian machinery exports up


July 16, 2014 11:40 am ET

The Italian trade association for plastic and rubber processing equipment makers, Assocomaplast, has announced that exports are up by almost 9 percentage points compared to the January-March period of 2013.

Blow molder helps Mrs. Dash use less resin


July 15, 2014 4:27 pm ET

Meredith-Springfield Associates Inc., an extrusion and stretch blow molder in Ludlow, Mass., helped Mrs. Dash PET spice bottles thin down.

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Pact Group bringing forward new packaging, looking at acquisitions


July 15, 2014 11:07 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Ltd.'s high density polyethylene milk bottle design is on its way to amassing a trophy cabinet full of awards.

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Toledo Molding buying WEK Industries


June 24, 2014 2:50 pm ET

Automotive parts molder Toledo Molding & Die Inc. has expanded its blow molding business by acquiring WEK Industries Inc., a former Myers Industries Inc. company.

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Taiwanese molder Tong Yang invests $100 million in auto parts expansion


June 24, 2014 3:11 pm ET

Taiwanese automotive plastics processor Tong Yang Industrial Co. Ltd., which claims to be one of the world's largest makers of plastic aftermarket parts, is adding a new molding plant and a research and development center in Taiwan this year.

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Coca-Cola bottler brings preform molding in-house in France


June 24, 2014 11:01 am ET

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has started injection molding preforms for PET bottles — some of which have recycled PET content — at its facility in Grigny, France.

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CCC says acquisitions in recycling give all firms more growth opportunities


June 20, 2014 1:52 pm ET

Consolidated Container Co. emerged as the winner last week for both Envision and Ecoplast following an auction run by an investment banker hired by previous owners Massoud Rad and Parham Yedidsion.

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Constar's Dutch plant sold to UTB Industry


June 11, 2014 11:04 am ET

UTB Industry, situated in Waalwijk in the Netherlands, has taken over the Zevenaar, Netherlands-based operations of PET blow molder Constar International Holdings LLC.

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Uniloy lets its customers go back to school


June 10, 2014 2:54 pm ET

Uniloy wants its customers to go to school — at “Uniloy University” in a new 15,000-square-foot laboratory with three blow molding machines and testing and prototyping equipment, at its Michigan headquarters.

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